Press Releases

June 8, 2017 Press Release
'Dodd-Frank created an uneven playing field between large financial institutions and community banks'

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday after the House of Representatives passed the Financial CHOICE Act to replace Dodd-Frank, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

June 7, 2017 Press Release
‘We have an enormous opportunity to work with our partners in Mexico’

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined a bipartisan group of 11 Members of Congress to Mexico City Monday for the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group (IPG) meeting.

June 6, 2017 Press Release
‘Will Hurd is an important voice for these institutions in the halls of Congress’

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd has announced that he will serve as one of the four inaugural co-chairs of the new Congressional Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Caucus, which serves to ensure that the 472 HSI’s in the United States are advocated for in Congress.

June 2, 2017 Press Release
American Law Enforcement Heroes Act Incentivizes State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies to Hire Military Veterans

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statements after their bipartisan legislation, the American Law Enforcement Heroes Act, was signed into law by President Trump today.  The legislation prioritizes U.S.

June 1, 2017 Press Release
Site tour & press conference highlighted needs that could be alleviated by legislation

SAN ANTONIO, TX - After introducing bipartisan legislation last week that will jumpstart overdue maintenance projects in National Parks, U.S.

June 1, 2017 Press Release
‘Infrastructure improvements will create jobs & reduce border wait times’

PRESIDIO, TX - The Presidential Permit for the Presidio-Ojinaga infrastructure project in the 23rd Congressional District of Texas was approved this week, indicating final approval of a long and tedious process to widen the local Port of Entry one lane in either direction to accommodate 18-wheelers.

May 24, 2017 Press Release
We cannot afford to let terrorists slip through the cracks

WASHINGTON, DC—In the wake of the devastating terrorist attack in Manchester, England, U.S. Representative Will Hurd, a former undercover-CIA officer who served for almost a decade overseas re-introduced two national security bills designed to prevent terrorists from traveling undetected to and from Western countries. 

May 22, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation from Hurd, Kilmer, Hanabusa, and Reichert would help reduce the more than $11 billion park maintenance backlog

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Will Hurd (R-TX), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), Dave Reichert (R-WA), and Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI) introduced a bipartisan bill to jump start overdue maintenance projects in national parks.

May 19, 2017 Press Release
Reaffirming a strong commitment to the United States-Mexico relationship

Washington, D.C.- A consistent champion of the U.S.-Mexico partnership, today U.S. Representative Will Hurd reaffirmed his commitment to fostering the relationship with bipartisan legislation. The resolution, introduced alongside Homeland Security Chair Michael McCaul (R-TX) and U.S.

May 18, 2017 Press Release
The U.S., Mexico and Canada are not competitors, but partners who build things together

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement regarding the Administration’s notification to Congress of their intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement: